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If you’ve been the victim of a scam and don’t know where to turn, we’re here to help! Volunteers from our Fraud Watch Network Helpline will be standing by to talk to you live during our first-ever, online “Fraudcast” – a special event we’ve planned just for you!
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Learn about ways to protect yourself and your loved ones at our free, two-part webinar.
Veterans
by Kathy Stokes, AARP Fraud Watch Network
Financial Fraud Institute (2)
Consumers, take note!  Next Thursday, November 15 the Financial Fraud Institute will be holding a free fraud presentation with experts from federal and local law enforcement and regulatory agencies.  They will outline steps to spot and avoid fraud, as well as provide information about what to do  if you believe you have been the target of a scam.  Register here or call 801-579-6191 to reserve your seat, as space in limited.
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 by Kathy Stokes, AARP Fraud Watch Network
File Grab
Scammers are now going to the Social Security Administration website and setting up “my Social Security” accounts of workers that are of retirement age in an attempt to steal their retirement benefits. People age 62 and older face the highest risk of this scam.
Avoid holiday scams this season
As we enter the holiday season, it pays to be vigilant to avoid scams or slip-ups that could put a damper on your celebrations. Here are some ways to keep your holidays happy.
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